Ludwig’s Bustard / Neotis ludwigii

Ludwig\'s Bustard / Neotis ludwigii

Ludwig's Bustard

SCI Name:  Neotis ludwigii
Protonym:  Otis Ludwigii Mus.Senckenb. 2 p.223 pl.14
Category:  Otidiformes / Otididae /
Taxonomy Code:  ludbus1
Type Locality:  South Africa.
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Publish Year:  1837
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DEFINITIONS

NEOTIS
(Otididae; Ϯ Ludwig's Bustard N. ludwigii) Gr. νεος neos  new, different; ωτις ōtis, ωτιδος ōtidos  bustard; "NEOTIS, gen. n.  Simile generi "Lissotis" dicto, sed rostro longiore, culmine digitum medium cum ungue excedente.  Typus est Neotis ludwigi (Rüpp.)" (Sharpe 1893).

ludwigii
Karl Ferdinand Heinrich Freiherr von Ludwig (1784-1847) German botanist, collector in South Africa 1805-1847 (Dicrurus, Neotis, subsp. Scleroptila levaillantoides).